Narratives in Social Science Research, Paperback


"Narratives in Social Science Research" introduces students to the use of narrative methodology as a research tool.

It offers a useful and rigorous framework for the application of these devices within qualitative research.

This practically-orientated text provides: an historical overview of the development of the narrative approach within the social sciences; a guide to how narrative methods can be applied in fieldwork; an explanation of how to incorporate a narrative approach within a research project; guidelines for interpreting collected or produced narratives; and, a student-focused approach - key arguments and methods are illustrated by case-studies and lists of further reading.

Written in an accessible and engaging manner, this detailed text will be a useful resource for researchers and students taking courses in qualitative research across a variety of social disciplines.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 168 pages, illustrations
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
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  • Category: Social research & statistics
  • ISBN: 9780761941958



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